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Upcoming Deadlines for KPU Scholarship, Funding & Awards

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Don’t  miss these fall deadlines to nominate a colleague for a distinguished service award, or to apply for scholarship, professional development or leadership opportunities.

KPU supports leadership and professional development activities through the following programs:

Scholarly Inquiry Grants (SIGs) are available for KPU faculty/instructors. The grants are intended to enhance students’ learning experiences by encouraging faculty-led investigation of new or innovative teaching and learning practices.  Deadlines are October 1, February 15 and June 1. [More info]

0.6% Faculty Professional Development Fund
Faculty PD Fund applications involving research, conference presentations, enhancing teaching and learning as well as support for tuition are some areas considered for funding. Call for applications occur three times a year. Administered by ORS. Next Deadline: October 1 | [Info]

Teaching Fellows Program
This is an opportunity for KPU faculty to take on an educational leadership role and advance University priorities. They are seconded from their respective faculty appointments through partial time releases

Teaching Fellows Call for Applications Fall 2018
Teaching Fellows provide an educational development leadership opportunity for KPU faculty members. They are seconded from their respective faculty appointments through partial time releases. Next Deadline: October 11, 2018 | More info

Faculty Educational Leave
This program is adminstered by HR in accordance with the KFA Collective agreement (Article 14). The application is due by December 1 of the year preceding the fiscal year of the proposed leave. For more information refer to HR’s SharePoint page on Faculty EdLeave or contact educational.leave@kpu.ca

KPU recognizes and celebrates outstanding teaching and scholarship in its diverse forms.

The Distinguished Teaching Award is intended to recognize remarkable teaching as demonstrated by a KPU educator. Administered by SSCT. Nomination Deadline is October 1 each year. [More info]

The Distinguished Scholarship Award recognizes and celebrates outstanding examples of scholarship.  Administered by SSCT. Nominate a current or former KPU employee by October 1 of each year. [More info]

The Distinguished Service Awards honour and recognize exceptional, long-standing service to KPU and/or the educational community that it serves. Nominate a current or former employee in 1) staff or 2) faculty category. Administered by SSCT. [More info]

Emeritus/Emerita Designation
This honorary appointment recognizes distinguished performance of an employee, honours the employee’s standing of high regard in the eyes of peers and colleagues, and anticipates the continuation of the employee’s academic contributions to KPU past retirement. Administered by SSCT. [More info]

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